Internship with Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34)
Learn about the inner workings of Congress with a fun and fast-paced office! Congressman Xavier Becerra, Chairman of the Democratic Caucus and a senior member of the Committee on Ways and Means has opportunities for unpaid interns for the Winter/Spring 2014 quarter/semester in his Washington office. Responsibilities include general administrative tasks such as answering phones, sorting mail, entering constituent information into Capitol Correspond, and running errands. Interns also assist legislative and press staff with researching and analyzing issues for hearings, speeches, and talking points. Interns may have an opportunity to draft constituent letters, Dear Colleagues, press releases, briefing memos and statements for the Congressional Record. Applicants should be motivated, detail-oriented, and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
1. Applicant must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program.
2. Applicant must be available to work at least 30 hours per week in our office.
Spanish speakers and those with ties to Southern California are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Juan.Garcia@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Internship Winter/Spring 2014”. No calls please.